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What is Federal Work-Study?

The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment to students with financial aid eligibility. Your eligibility depends on your financial need, the other types of aid you receive, and the availability of work-study funds and positions.

How do I know if I am eligible?

You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate academic year. In addition to completing your FAFSA, you must:

  • Have a completed/current FAFSA on file
  • Student must be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) according to SCTC’s SAP Policy and
  • Student must be in good standing (not on academic probation or suspension).

What are the benefits of work-study?

The program offers:

  • A chance to enhance your work experience
  • A pleasant work environment
  • An opportunity to develop your interpersonal skill
  • You have the convenience of having a job on or near the campus
  • You have the ability arrange your work schedule around your classes
  • Unlike loans, work-study funds do not have to be repaid
  • The ability to earn supplemental income

How to apply:

  • Visit the Southern Crescent Technical College Employment  page
  • Click on Application Policy Procedures
  • Create a profile to submit an application
  • Review job posting under Student Employment for a job that meets your needs
  • Apply for position(s) of your choosing
  • Submit a copy of your resume

Things to know:

  • You can work up to 20 hours per week only
  • You are unable to work during semester breaks
  • You are expected to practice good work ethics
  • You are paid on the last business day each month through direct deposit
  • Your pay is based on the number of hours you work.
  • You earn $8 per hour.
  • Your monthly Work Study pay request must be submitted by the 15th of each month
  • Your late submission of pay request will be paid on the next month pay cycle

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 770-228-7368.